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Bridget D.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French
  • Music Technology from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Bridget D.

6 Reviews
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Includes note reading, technique and curated lesson plan.

About Bridget

Bridget is Los Angeles-based, New England-grown folk-pop songwriter, music teacher and registered yoga teacher. Bridget graduated from Berklee College of Music and Emerson College in 2017 with degrees in music technology and acting. She spent much of her undergraduate time working in venues an

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Tamara
Bridget is an amazing piano teacher. My 9 year old daughter loved that she would help her with pop songs as well as the traditional lesson book. She also helped her with voice audition songs for her musical theater group. We highly recommend!
Emma B.
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Pat
Bridget is an incredibly patient, intelligent, and passionate teacher that can take your confidence level from a 6 to a 10 in just one lesson. Taking classes with her will definitely change the way you approach music and allow you to be your best self. 💖
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Lucas B.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded Samuel Hayes Memorial Cello Award from Tanglewood Music Center
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lucas B.

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Everyone comes to the cello for something different. It is my biggest goal as a teacher to shape a course of study that fits each student's interests and aspirations with the instrument. I have experience in a broad variety of teaching: beginner students of all ages, students exploring a hobby, and young advanced students aspiring to careers in music.

About Lucas

Lucas teaches and performs in the Hudson Valley in upstate New York. He teaches advanced high school students as assistant faculty at Stringwood Chamber Music Festival in Minnesota and has previously taught students of all ages at Eastman Community Music School in Rochester, NY. Lucas is current

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Carla B.
I'm am so happy with Lucas as my teacher. I'm learning 2nd position .He gives home work. He cares about my learning. I feel like I'm growing. Carla
Autumn C
Lucas is a highly trained and highly gifted cellist and teacher. As someone who has taught alongside him, I can say first hand that he has an incredible ability to connect with students and inspire them to do their best. His love of music is infectious, and he is constantly coming up with new ideas to help his students understand difficult concepts. I cannot recommend Lucas enough as a teacher, cellist and person!
Patricia Ryan, cellist (Artaria String Quartet)
Lucas is a very patient, kind-hearted mentor to all his students. As part of the Stringwood Chamber Music Festival Assistant Faculty, Lucas has experience teaching a wide age and experience range of cellists and chamber groups, from early middle school to collegiate level. Lucas is able to thoroughly address complex musical and technical issues in a nurturing, understanding environment. It has been a privilege to witness Lucas' passion for music engage and excite the students to dive deeper into the repertoire and ignite their motivation to challenge themselves to the next level of musicianship. I highly recommend Lucas as your next cello and chamber music teacher.
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Brenda L.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 1986
  • DMA Cello Performance from University of South Carolina
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Brenda L.

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I have over 30 years of experience teaching cello. Every student has different needs; I work with you at whatever point you are at; beginners through advanced students welcome. I have a doctorate in cello. I've played cello all my life; in recent years I have learned (and can teach) 5-string cello, as well.

I recommend lessons 30 minutes in duration for beginners, particularly children. (Adult beginners can choose 30 or 45 minutes.) Students who can play longer pieces definitely need a little longer lesson so we get through everything.

I use Suzuki books for their inexpensive repertoire but I do not teach using the Suzuki method nor do I teach rote playing. I supplement these books with technique materials from Rick Mooney (Position Pieces, Thumb Position) and studies by cellist-composers of the past. If you have an interest in another area of playing, let's talk and find pieces that interest you.

About Brenda

I love teaching cello! I’ve spent 30+ years of my life doing it and I think I’m good at what I do. :) One of the best parts of teaching is connecting you with your dreams. I’m open to teaching music you’ll enjoy playing and I love talking about cello and my love of classical music. I’m happy to hel

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Emily
Such a great instructor! Down to earth, approachable, didn't make me feel bad for never learning to read music. After a 9 year hiatus, a great way to get back to cello.
Cindy T.
She is an excellent teacher. I felt at ease with her and learned a lot in my lesson.
Andrea B.
I loved my first lesson! I really enjoyed Brenda's sense of humor and felt very encouraged by her!

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Carrie M.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Cello Performance from California State University Sacramento
  • Teaching since 2000
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Carrie M.

13 Reviews
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I provide a fun experience of learning to play and share music. My philosophy in working with students is to curb their interests with my vision for their success with technique and musicality. I want my student to not only become good cellist, but also enjoy music on a theoretical and historical level. My overall goal is to make a connection with people that will last and music can be an outlet for growing as a person.

About Carrie

Carrie recently relocated back to Davis California from Ann Arbor Michigan where she freelanced and taught cello at schools and in her private studio. After finishing her masters at Florida State University, she has performed with the Jackson Symphony, South West Symphony Orchestra, and West Sympho

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Deseria R.
I had the best session today.I learned so much. Carrie is a great teacher. She pays close attention to detail and makes much needed corrections. Looking forward to my next lesson.
Mark P.
Carrie is a fantastic cello instructor! I've learned so much from her in a very short period of time. She is cheerful and supportive, while remaining constructive and methodical in her pedagogy. Her love for cello and her passion for teaching are present in every lesson. I recommend her without hesitation.
Lisa
Carrie is calm patient and fun to learn from so far!!
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Diana F.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Undergraduate Diploma from Longy School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Diana F.

3 Reviews
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I am a classically trained cellist and have been teaching for the past 8 years. I have a Master’s degree and a Post Graduate Degree in Music Performance, with emphasis in cello. I have played with top orchestras like the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, and have played with musicians such as Yo-Yo Ma. When teaching, I strive to find the right balance between technique (which is key to improving), and other aspects of music such as musicality, historical context and performance practice. I have taught people of all ages and levels, and love sharing my passion for cello with each one of my students!

About Diana

Hello, I'm Diana! I offer cello lessons and Spanish tutoring. Please read the category that you are most interested in to learn about my experience and approach. Feel free to message me if you have any questions! CELLO: I am a classically trained cellist and have been teaching for the past 8 ye

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Molly
I recently came back to cello after 10 years of not playing and taking lessons with Diana has been great and refreshing! She is an experience teacher and a terrific player. I enjoy going for lessons as she takes her music business seriously and shares her knowledge and passion with great care. I would recommend her to any cello enthusiasts in the Chicago area!
Susan
I took my 7 year old son for cello lessons for the first time and we have been really happy with the results. Diana brings fun activities to the class plus she is organized and reliable. I would recommend her 100%.
Miguel
One of the most engaging learning experiences in my life. First of all, Diana is very patient, which is a great quality not many teachers have. Diana also has a very clear way of explaining difficult things, in such a way it makes it very easy to understand. Always punctual and a very disciplined and professional person. Needless to say, an amazingly talented cellist.
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Elisa B.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Finnish
  • Violin teacher's certificate from Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland
  • Teaches Beginner
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Elisa B.

16 Reviews
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Private lessons for beginning cello. Also couching school orchestra cello students reading music, understanding rhythms, developing beautiful tone. Possibility to join the Music Academy string orchestra!

About Elisa

Violin Teacher's Certificate - Sibelius Academy, Finland Suzuki Teacher Training - Marylhurst University, OR Classical and Suzuki options - starting Suzuki students as early as 3 yrs old. Teaching Suzuki Books 1-11. Beginners, intermediate and advanced levels I am using classical method books

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Gale Shuey
Elisa is patient and encouraging
Joshua
Ms. Boynton is a thoughtful and positive teacher.
Grace G.
Elisa is wonderful! She’s patient and fun. My granddaughter really likes her and looks forward to her lesson. She was playing songs by lesson #4.

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Average Cost of Cello Lessons in Santa Fe, NM

The average cost of 60-minute cello lessons in Santa Fe is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $105 per hour.
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$56 average
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"Lenna is so patient, and explains everything in such a great way! I'm a complete newbie, and I can already tell she'll be a wonderful teacher"
Julia
Took Cello lessons from Lenna P.
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"Mr. Anderson is a wonderful cellist and musician. He is a very dedicated teacher and brings the best out of his students. I recommend Mr. Anderson highly."
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"Our first lesson went very well. She was lively and engaging. I think my 9 year old son will do well under her instruction."
Joshua
Took Cello lessons from Ying L.
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"Corey worked with my daughter for four years, beginning her freshman year. He began by helping her with music assigned for her orchestra class, finding specific techniques to improve upon as they went. By her senior year they were working on advanced techniques, resulting in her reaching State for Solo & Ensemble.
Throughout her entire time with Corey her confidence grew tremendously. As a parent I appreciated the strong relationship and mutual respect they developed. I have recommended Corey and would continue to do so."
Elaine
Took Cello lessons from Corey A.
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"Wei , is an excellent teacher,
She gave me really helpful practical suggestions and tips how to practice my bowing technique and it greatly improved my tone and made it easier to play and more fun too !
Thank you Wei ,you are a fantastic teacher!!"
Michael
Took Cello lessons from Wei D.
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"This was my first lesson on any instrument. Dustin was very patient. I learned the correct way to hold the cello and some practice drills."
Imri
Took Cello lessons from Dustin N.
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"How awesome to find Don. Colin had such a great first lesson and can't wait to go back."
Colin
Took Cello lessons from Don L.
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"Very pleased. Looking forward to next lesson."
Michael
Took Cello lessons from Aaron F.
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"Nicholas was very professional. I've been playing cello for 13 years and have played in many community symphonies. I've never had a private lesson and just learned what I was taught in grad school. Although I was skeptical on online lessons, Nicholas has already shown me some bad habits i have and how to break them and we're already moving on to some hard stuff. I'm excited to where my next 9 lessons will take me. Perhaps even with more lessons on the way. Thanks Nicholas!"
Papo
Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"The first lesson was excellent. I completed my first private cello lesson since playing about 44 years ago. It was wonderful. The teacher is very organized and very nice. I thought maybe the lesson would be a lesson of remembering what I had forgotten from so long ago, but I actually learned new things. I'm excited to attend the next lesson."
Leslie Mattesich
Took Cello lessons from Claire R.
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